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Table 2 Spearman correlation of heavy metals contamination in soil during 1982-1986 a

From: Cell-type specificity of lung cancer associated with low-dose soil heavy metal contamination in Taiwan: An ecological study

  Cd Cr Cu Hg Ni Pb Zn
As 0.18* −0.03 −0.17* 0.09 0.14* 0.02 −0.01
Cd 1 0.34* 0.42* 0.34* 0.56* 0.27* 0.56*
Cr   1 0.24* 0.44* 0.33* 0.24* 0.35*
Cu    1 0.37* 0.46* 0.62* 0.65*
Hg     1 0.24* 0.37* 0.48*
Ni      1 0.21* 0.47*
Pb       1 0.50*
  1. a AS, arsenic; Cd, cadmium; Cr, chromium; Cu, copper; Hg, mercury; Ni, nickel; Pb, lead; Zn, zinc.
  2. * P < 0.05.